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Juvenile Delinquency

  • By: Robert Casey
  • Published: March 24, 2020

Arizona dependency and child welfare cases have a lot of court hearings and meetings. I have created a list of common dependency, guardianship, and termination of parental rights hearings to assist those who find themselves going through the system. I highly recommend reviewing this list and as well as reviewing this chart for Arizona's Dependency Process in Part 1 of…Read More

  • By: Robert Casey
  • Published: February 25, 2020

In Dallas some law enforcement are advocating for the transfer of children to adult court in part because they believe it will make the children more accountable. Sadly, I’ve ran across this belief before. For some reason, people believe the adult court system will somehow make children “pay” for what they have done more than a juvenile court would. I’ve…Read More

  • By: Robert Casey
  • Published: September 22, 2018

It's called failure to protect. The victim of domestic violence in a household with children is considered to have failed to protect the children from exposure to the abuse. Most the time it results in the children being removed, even if the victim has already escaped the situation. Usually, it takes a long time to get the kids back, sometimes,…Read More

  • By: Robert Casey
  • Published: September 12, 2018

In Arizona, the Juvenile Court will not allow a juvenile delinquency case to go to trial if the child is not competent. What this means is that the child accused of the crime does not have the capability to assist in his representation. Often this is due to some cognitive disability. However, the Juvenile Court does not just dismiss a…Read More